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2023 Cybersecurity predictions from CyberArk
Thu, 8th Dec 2022
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2022 has propelled organisations forward in its own way. In 2023 we will see yet another chapter of cybersecurity threats and challenges.
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Invite-only panel reviews Australia's Security of Critical Infrastructure Act
Tue, 29th Nov 2022
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Hamish Hansford contributed alongside a panel of cyber and personnel security leaders in a discussion that attracted about 200 guests in-person and online.
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Keeping Australian hospitals safe from cyberattack
Thu, 1st Sep 2022
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In April this year, the Security Legislation Amendment (Critical Infrastructure Protection) Act 2022 came into effect in Australia, extending the scope of the Security of Critical Infrastructure Act 2018 to also apply to healthcare and the medical sector.
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Cybercrime in Aotearoa: How does New Zealand law define it?
Thu, 23rd Jun 2022
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‘Cybercrime’ is a term we hear all the time, but what exactly is it, and how does New Zealand define it in legal terms?
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Legal challenge over decision that AI machines cannot be granted patents
Mon, 28th Feb 2022
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A legal challenge is being prepared to overturn the Intellectual Property Office's (IPONZ) decision not to recognise a machine as an inventor.
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Rage against the machine: Can an AI programme be an inventor?
Tue, 22nd Feb 2022
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patents
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New Zealand has been caught by a global fight between humans and machines that might define intellectual property rights for the rest of the century.
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NZ Govt security information bill passes its first reading
Fri, 31st Dec 2021
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“The Bill adds to the Government’s work to strengthen New Zealand’s protections against security threats, in line with the recommendations of the Royal Commission of Inquiry into the March 15 mosques attack."
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Cyber-worries delaying move to digital, says Deloitte
Tue, 31st Mar 2020
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The report, commissioned by VMware, states that the Asia Pacific is delaying digitalisation due to fear of cyber-attacks.
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Australia needs to embrace legislation that encourages an on-demand economy
Tue, 12th Feb 2019
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“Just as the Fair Work Act has been so important in providing a foundation of standards for the traditional workplace, an equivalent is now needed to build on this for modern ways of working."
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PB Tech fined $77k by District Court for ‘extensive failings’
Mon, 1st Oct 2018
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commerce commission
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The company plead guilty to charges brought by the ComCom, and was fined for failing to meet its duties under the Fair Trade Act when selling extended warranties.
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Third-party support cemented with Rimini Street win
Thu, 30th Aug 2018
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Rimini Street seeks a further US $41.3m in appeals after Court rules third-party support is in lawful competition with direct maintenance services.
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How MSSPs must protect data in the breach disclosure era
Mon, 6th Aug 2018
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The penalties for non-compliance can be upward of four percent of a company’s global turnover.
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Managing the information paradox in the NDB/GDPR era
Tue, 26th Jun 2018
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Businesses need a solution that helps manage compliance and audits while making it simple for the right people to access the data they need.
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Going cashless to end the black economy: MYOB supports Aus Govt findings
Wed, 23rd May 2018
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The Black Economy Taskforce released the findings from its recent report that it will tackle large cash payments.
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EBOOK: Don't get caught out by the updated Anti-Money Laundering Act
Mon, 14th May 2018
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It’s estimated that the new legislation will more than quadruple the number of businesses affected in New Zealand.
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Machine learning is great but does it need regulation?
Mon, 23rd Apr 2018
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Otago Uni’s Artificial Intelligence and Law in New Zealand Project think legislation should be a major consideration during the Kiwi AI revolution.
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IRD myIR site to shut down on Thursday for major system upgrades
Tue, 10th Apr 2018
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myIR will be switched off from Thursday afternoon at 3pm until Tuesday, April 17 at 8am so the latest round of changes can be made.
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Aus Govt urging payroll providers to prepare for new legislation
Tue, 6th Mar 2018
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payroll systems
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australian taxation office
From July 1, Australian employers with 20 or more employees will need to use STP-enabled software to report employees’ tax and super information.
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Now's the time for Aussie firms to review their security, say vendors
Mon, 12th Feb 2018
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Australians simply aren’t prepared for the Notifiable Data Breaches scheme, even just with less than two weeks to go before the scheme takes effect.
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Applying best practice identification to prepare for Notifiable Data Breaches
Mon, 5th Feb 2018
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The NDB scheme will mean businesses could be facing penalties of up to $360,000 for individuals and $1.8 million for body corportates.
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Govt aims for fairer wages, higher bargaining power with new employment legislation
Tue, 30th Jan 2018
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Under the proposed amendment bill, 90-day trial periods for new workers will only be available to businesses with fewer than 20 employees.
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PledgeMe to explore Australian market as equity crowdfunding legislation changes
Mon, 11th Sep 2017
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PledgeMe has received a spot in the HotDesQ programme run by the Queensland government and will be setting up in Brisbane.
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